Period
to 15 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISAE 3402 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISAE 3402
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1014 1142 1213
Rank change year-on-year +128 +71 +18
Permanent jobs citing ISAE 3402 69 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.14% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 7
UK median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% +33.33% -30.77%
10th Percentile £31,250 £51,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £75,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -50.00% +44.44% -30.77%

ISAE 3402 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 18,619 22,022 21,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.30% 13.20% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13,736 16,705 16,167
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,500 £27,261
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

ISAE 3402
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISAE 3402 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISAE 3402.

Salary trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 within the UK over the 6 months to 15 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +127 69 £66,250 +10.42%
London +120 45 £87,500 +45.83%
UK excluding London +70 24 £32,500 -50.00%
North of England +31 15 £32,500 -50.00%
North West +30 15 £32,500 -50.00%
South East +41 6 £85,000 +33.33%
South West - 3 £85,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISAE 3402.

1 49 (71.01%) Finance
1 49 (71.01%) Information Security
2 43 (62.32%) Line Management
3 39 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 34 (49.28%) Management Information System
5 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
5 29 (42.03%) SSAE 16
5 29 (42.03%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (40.58%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (40.58%) Risk Management
7 25 (36.23%) CISM
8 24 (34.78%) CISA
8 24 (34.78%) Degree
9 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
9 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
12 15 (21.74%) NVQ Level 3
12 15 (21.74%) Supplier Management
12 15 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 15 (21.74%) PMI
12 15 (21.74%) PMI Certification
12 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (21.74%) Progress
13 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 13 (18.84%) SailPoint
13 13 (18.84%) High Availability
13 13 (18.84%) Kanban
13 13 (18.84%) Robotics

ISAE 3402
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) AWS
1 9 (13.04%) Azure
2 6 (8.70%) GCP
3 3 (4.35%) PaaS
3 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) IPsec
1 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) JIRA
1 6 (8.70%) SonarQube
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (71.01%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Risk Manager
2 19 (27.54%) Technology Risk Manager
3 15 (21.74%) Coordinator
4 13 (18.84%) Implementation Specialist
5 11 (15.94%) IT Manager
5 11 (15.94%) IT Risk Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Architect
6 6 (8.70%) CISSP Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Payments Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.35%) Head of Operations
8 1 (1.45%) Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) IT Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) SailPoint
2 6 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (49.28%) Management Information System
2 28 (40.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (21.74%) PMI
4 13 (18.84%) Robotics
5 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (4.35%) Equities
6 3 (4.35%) Fixed Income
6 3 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
1 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 6 (8.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Information Security
2 43 (62.32%) Line Management
3 39 (56.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (42.03%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (42.03%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (40.58%) Risk Management
6 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
7 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.74%) Supplier Management
9 13 (18.84%) Acceptance Criteria
9 13 (18.84%) High Availability
9 13 (18.84%) Kanban
9 13 (18.84%) Robotic Process Automation
9 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (18.84%) Task Automation
10 10 (14.49%) ITIL
11 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
12 6 (8.70%) Business Development
12 6 (8.70%) Cryptography
12 6 (8.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) C#
2 6 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (4.35%) C
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
3 3 (4.35%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) CISM
2 24 (34.78%) CISA
2 24 (34.78%) Degree
3 15 (21.74%) NVQ Level 3
3 15 (21.74%) PMI Certification
4 10 (14.49%) CISSP
5 6 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (8.70%) CCSP
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.70%) CLAS
5 6 (8.70%) CREST Certified
5 6 (8.70%) IISP
6 3 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (42.03%) SSAE 16
2 13 (18.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (13.04%) GDPR
3 9 (13.04%) NIST
4 7 (10.14%) COBIT
4 7 (10.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (10.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (8.70%) ISO 22301
5 6 (8.70%) ISO 31000
5 6 (8.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) IBM Guardium
1 6 (8.70%) Nessus
1 6 (8.70%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Progress
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) Splunk
4 6 (8.70%) ArcSight
4 6 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (8.70%) Centrify
4 6 (8.70%) Google
4 6 (8.70%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) Imperva
4 6 (8.70%) McAfee
4 6 (8.70%) Okta
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
4 6 (8.70%) Qualys
4 6 (8.70%) Trend Micro
4 6 (8.70%) Tripwire